US Army 9th Division Convoy Passes Private Ian Male
A US Army 9th Division convoy passes Private Ian Male, B Company, 6RAR, on South Vietnam’s Route 15 in January 1967. The highway, linking Saigon to Vung Tau, was a vital transport link for US forces. Members of 6RAR and the 1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron, Royal Australian Armoured Corps, provided protection from Viet Cong attack for the 9th Division convoys.
"This is one of the line Troops providing security for the convoy coming up from Siagon to Cu Chi with supplies, something we did daily, well just one of the things." 3/4 Cavalry Vietnam, Cu Chi, 1966. Photo and comment by Roger McGill.
Leaving Nui Dat For Vung Tau Inside A RAAF Iroquois Helicopter
Members of 4RAR/NZ (Anzac) leaving Nui Dat for Vung Tau inside a RAAF Iroquois helicopter. Other troops in 4RAR were transported by road convoys and with RAAF Caribou aircraft, ending their combat role in South Vietnam, 1971